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Analysing the Analyst: Lawrence's Clash with Freud

Fernihough Anne

in D. H. Lawrence: Aesthetics and Ideology

Published in print:
1993
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198112358
eISBN:
9780191670770
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198112358.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

During the period 1913–1918, D. H. Lawrence was preoccupied with various anthropological works. During the same period, Sigmund Freud had been concerning himself, in his 1915 paper ‘The Unconscious’, ... More


Profanation in Ponge

Hannah Freed-Thall

in Spoiled Distinctions: Aesthetics and the Ordinary in French Modernism

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
September 2015
ISBN:
9780190201029
eISBN:
9780190201043
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190201029.003.0005
Subject:
Literature, European Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

This chapter argues that Ponge ruins the sophistication of art by privileging scenes of work and by exposing the awkward lexical waste matter that poetic labor produces. Like Proust, Ponge invites ... More


Conditions of Emergence: Kant, Helmholtz, and Analogy

Mark Blacklock

in The Emergence of the Fourth Dimension: Higher Spatial Thinking in the Fin de Siècle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198755487
eISBN:
9780191816680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755487.003.0002
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 1 describes the disparate conditions for the emergence of higher-dimensioned space as a cultural object. It gives an account of Immanuel Kant’s original work on space, and particularly his ... More


A Square: , Play, and Tradition

Mark Blacklock

in The Emergence of the Fourth Dimension: Higher Spatial Thinking in the Fin de Siècle

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780198755487
eISBN:
9780191816680
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780198755487.003.0004
Subject:
Literature, 19th-century and Victorian Literature, 20th-century Literature and Modernism

Chapter 3 considers the first English-language higher spatial fiction, Edwin Abbott Abbott’s Flatland (1884). Flatland marks a crucial juncture in the n-dimensional turn, a deceptively complex and ... More


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